Virpi Pylvänen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fasting serum insulin and lipid levels in men with epilepsy
    V Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Neurology 60:571-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Insulin-related metabolic changes during treatment with valproate in patients with epilepsy
    Virpi Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Oulu, and Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Epilepsy Behav 8:643-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterization of insulin secretion in Valproate-treated patients with epilepsy
    Virpi Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Epilepsia 47:1460-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin and leptin levels in valproate-associated obesity
    Virpi Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Epilepsia 43:514-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Fasting serum insulin and lipid levels in men with epilepsy
    V Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Neurology 60:571-4. 2003
    ..Previous studies suggest that obese women taking valproate (VPA) for epilepsy are insulin resistant...
  2. ncbi request reprint Insulin-related metabolic changes during treatment with valproate in patients with epilepsy
    Virpi Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Oulu, and Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki, Finland
    Epilepsy Behav 8:643-8. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterization of insulin secretion in Valproate-treated patients with epilepsy
    Virpi Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Epilepsia 47:1460-4. 2006
    ..The pathogenetic mechanism underlying these changes has remained unknown, although several mechanisms have been implicated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin and leptin levels in valproate-associated obesity
    Virpi Pylvänen
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Epilepsia 43:514-7. 2002
    ..In human subjects, obesity is in general associated with elevated serum leptin levels, suggesting decreased sensitivity to leptin. The present study aimed at evaluating the role of insulin and leptin in VPA-related obesity...